“Madame de Pompadour” oil painting reproduction

Discussion in 'Art' started by Kessyn, Oct 17, 2020 at 8:55 PM.

  1. Kessyn

    Kessyn Member

    Found this unmounted oil painting on canvas at a local antique shop and it was too pretty to pass up. Was wondering if anyone knew around when this was painted? Looks like a reproduction of Madame de Pompadour. D730875C-8A70-41DB-A276-D95BB598D232.jpeg 2492AA2E-47D3-423A-BBF0-130F4812B889.jpeg DA5533C7-66AC-47C5-BD60-15B20EAAE17A.jpeg 8E94A3BD-107D-4BB4-AFEE-01501E8B967E.jpeg
     
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  2. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    Has the look of a Chinese export painting, let's see the reverse please
     
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  3. Kessyn

    Kessyn Member

    Thank you for your response. Here’s the reverse:

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  4. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    'Portrait of Madame de Pompadour.' François Boucher. 1756. Alte Pinakothek, Munich.

    Debora

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  5. 2manybooks

    2manybooks Well-Known Member

    I wonder if it might be one of the products of europic-art.com, managed by Jack Lee. https://europic-art.com/

    It is a Chinese company that makes hand painted copies.
     
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  6. Kessyn

    Kessyn Member

    Thank you for your response Debora! Do you know if there is a way to tell how old this reproduction is?
     
  7. Kessyn

    Kessyn Member

    Thank you so much!
     
  8. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    There is no way of telling but likely fairly if not brand new. (The back appears to have been artificially aged.) And very likely came from company linked above.

    Debora
     
  9. Fid

    Fid Well-Known Member

    possibly for the Arab market; they like it a bit more corpulent.
     
  10. Van_Poperin

    Van_Poperin Active Member

    I agree, this is lovely!! A factory painting but beautifully executed. It would be a little pricey to get it back to hanging quality but restoration is 100% possible, and the rule with art is ALWAYS if you think it’s beautiful than it’s a wise investment. Can’t lose on something that feeds your soul!
     
  11. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    As someone with some Asian ancestry I appreciate them making her look Eurasian, but it is not historically correct.:playful:
     
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  12. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    The Jack Lee link posted by 2manybooks includes a catalog with prices. Reproductions of Madame de Pompadour start at $60 and go to $400 not including international shipping. Yours has been roughly treated. (Could well have been rolled up in a suitcase.)

    Debora
     
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